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Hiv Seropositive

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HIV/HBV likely seropositive timeline

...antibodies, but not surface antibodies. Not sure why I wasn't tested for HIV on that date. My question is: Is it correct that HIV seropositive comes after a 'settling' of the HBV or are we on the good side of the timeline at an 11 week HIV...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I do not suspect that your hepatitis B is affecting your HIV testing.I would recommend HIV testing at 6 months after the exposure as well.HOwever, most patients who seroconvert are detected by now. Read more »

seropositive to hiv

what is the difference between a serpositive and a positive hiv patient Read more »

Converting to seropositive

I just been newly diagnosed as hiv +. Fist quick test result + and then I wait 1 week to know... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Life of Women Informed of Their HIV Seropositivity: A Prospective Cohort Study in Burkina Faso

...follow-up visit, each women was offered an individual session of counseling with a social worker who informed her about her HIV seropositivity. At each interview, the social worker collected information on the sharing of HIV test results with the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Economic Threshold Analysis to Determine the Intensity of HIV Prevention Services for HIV-Seropositive Persons

Previous studies of the effectiveness of HIV prevention interventions for HIV-positive persons have looked at interventions with varying intensity, from single sessions to those offered twice-weekly for six months. This raises issues concerning... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Enhances Regression of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in HIV-Seropositive Women

HIV infection is associated with an increased prevalence and severity and with a lower rate of regression of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cervical intraepithelial lesions. With increases in life expectancy due to antiretroviral treatment,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mental Health in HIV Seronegative and Seropositive IDUs in South Florida

...larger study of at-risk populations in South Florida, the researchers examined mental health differences among IDUs (n=117), HIV seropositive IDUs (n=130), and HIV seronegative non-IDUs (n=169). They explored factors associated with depression... Read more »
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telling mom

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i'm 45 and now facing telling 75 yr old mom, she's pretty with it, and has no probs with the "gay part" but i'm afraid that the HIV part wil freak her out. But we have never kept any thing from each other and this is killing me. any advise would be... Read more »

Acyclovir - HIV Seroconversion Delay

Posted by worriedman460, 3 Replies
Ok. I did a stupid thing. 2 times oral, 2 times vaginal unprotected intercourse on New Year's eve. no excuse for it.... Anyway, I got a real quick cold a couple weeks in... cleared up within a couple weeks. a month afterwards, i got a small lesion... Read more »

Are They Right?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Why do some people insist that HIV does not cause AIDS and that test is not accurate? Read more »

Scietific Abstarct on Winodw Period/Test Methods

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...reducing the HIV window period. Methods: Between 1987 and 1995, serial bleeds collected from individuals recently infected with HIV seroconversion, SC) were tested with methods designed to detect HIV antibody (@-HIV), antigen (HIV Ag), and RNA.... Read more »